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Creative, practical and inspiring workshops and courses for every stage of Creative Writing, Rewriting and Editing. Build your skills, confidence and creative network and keep the momentum and sense of fun to guide you and your writing from ‘work-in-progress’ to ‘the end’.

Freelance writer and teacher Rachel Knightley's sessions will help you make the most of your writing voice and find the space and time to make writing a regular habit in your life. Each workshop provides a mix of stimulus, exercises, discussion, feedback and classic and modern examples from across the literary genres. Boost your writing, confidence and word-count with new skills and new writing friends.

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Creative Writing, Rewriting and Editorial Course: Your First Session FREE

Practical and inspiring writing, rewriting and editorial sessions. Create and rework your material, receive peer and tutor feedback and hone your submissions to the competitions, agents or publishers that are right for you. Sessions comprise readings, practical exercises, discussion and successful industry submission examples. Your first workshop is FREE when you book through Meetup.com. www.greeninkwritersgym.com Subject to availability. Two places currently available for new members.

Your Creative Writing Toolkit! At legendary bookshop Hatchards, Piccadilly

Whether you’re beginning your writing journey or want to increase your understanding of your craft, this supportive and inspiring six-week course in character, description, dialogue, point of view, voice and style, plot and structure will boost your confidence and your word-count. – Building Characters – deepen your understanding of characterisation. – Talking on Paper – give characters, plots and themes life through dialogue. – Unique Description – blend your 5 senses and unique personality in setting. – Showing not Telling – the hows and whys of a unique writing voice. – Structuring Your Story – plot, pace and shaping the action. – Plot and Story – keep momentum, identify and achieve your story goals. Book your single session through the PayPal link below. Book your six-week course at www.greeninkwritersgym.com/creativewritingtoolkit and select Hatchards in the drop-down menu.

Creative Writing Course: Your first session FREE

Sonny's Kitchen

Creative, practical and inspiring writing workshops. Each workshop is applicable to novels, short stories, life-writing, memoir, poetry and flash fiction alike – just bring yourself, and whatever you like best to write with and on (fully-charged laptops welcome!). Don't worry if you have loads of experience or none at all – this is a positive environment to write, make new friends and move forward with your story. Your first workshop is FREE when you book through Meetup.com. You'll also receive a 10% discount voucher to use on any session or course in your first term with Green Ink Writers' Gym. www.greeninkwritersgym.com Subject to availability. Four places currently available for new members. Maximum group size: 10 writers.

Creative Writing, Rewriting and Editorial Course: Your First Session FREE

Practical and inspiring writing, rewriting and editorial sessions. Create and rework your material, receive peer and tutor feedback and hone your submissions to the competitions, agents or publishers that are right for you. Sessions comprise readings, practical exercises, discussion and successful industry submission examples. Your first workshop is FREE when you book through Meetup.com. www.greeninkwritersgym.com Subject to availability. Four places currently available for new members. Maximum group size: 8 writers.

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